Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

PS 593 Philosophy of the Social Sciences

An analysis of the practical challenges and competing approaches to the practice of social science, especially political science. Subjects considered include the aims of social science, concepts and description, causality, rationality, macro and micro explanations, interpretation, and postmodernism. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as PS 493 and may be taken only once for credit.


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